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Banff, Alberta

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

The natural hot spring that was integral to the creation of Canada's first national park.
Sponsored by Banff & Lake Louise Tourism
Jersey

La Hougue Bie

A passage grave used in neolithic rituals.
Les Vauxbelets, Guernsey

The Little Chapel

An intricately decorated tiny place of worship.
Guernsey

German Military Underground Hospital

Underground hospital complex constructed by slave laborers during the German occupation of the Channel Islands.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Van Nelle Factory

An icon of International Style architecture on the outskirts of Rotterdam.
Stavoren, Netherlands

Lady of Stavoren

This Dutch statue is a monument to the fictional shrew who brought doom to the city of Stavoren.
Dwingeloo, Netherlands

Dwingeloo Radio Observatory

This giant radio telescope would be a rusting ruin if it hadn't become such a beloved relic.
Delft, Netherlands

Museum Prinsenhof Delft

Now a museum this building was once a 14th century monastery and the place where the founder of the Dutch nation lived and was assassinated.
Oosterbeek, Netherlands

Hotel de Bilderberg

An idyllic hotel that gave its name to a supposed shadow government.
Lelystad, Netherlands

Bataviawerf

Building Men of War and Indiamen from Holland's Golden Age.
Schokland, Netherlands

Schokland

The struggle of a small Dutch island against the sea.
Breezanddijk, Netherlands

Afsluitdijk

The 20-mile causeway that separates the Netherlands from the sea.
De Koog, Netherlands

Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum

The history of sea-faring refuse and disaster is on cramped display in this Netherlands folk museum.
Marknesse, Netherlands

Waterloopbos

This former hydraulic laboratory is now a woodland dotted with old engineering models.
Leiden, Netherlands

Temple of Taffeh

An ancient Egyptian temple sits within a modern European museum.
The Hague, Netherlands

Panorama Mesdag

The largest 19th century panorama in the world still in-situ.
Assen, Netherlands

Yde Girl

Remarkably preserved body discovered in a peat bog.
Radio Kootwijk, Netherlands

Radio Kootwijk

This disused VLF radio station is no longer in service but the surrounding town still bears its name.
Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Efteling Sprookjesbos

This fairy tale forest hides scenes from some of the more obscure and bizarre Western nursery stories.
Den Burg, Netherlands

The Wadden Sea

Rich with fauna and flora, nature-lovers can walk across the sea at this UNESCO World Heritage spot.
Maastricht, Netherlands

Selexyz Dominicanen

This centuries-old gothic monster has been converted into a sprawling, glossy bookstore.
Haarlem, Netherlands

Teylers Museum

Oldest Museum of the Netherlands is a true cabinet of curiosities.
Giethoorn, Netherlands

Giethoorn

This small town in the Netherlands has no roads but instead, miles of canals and over 100 bridges.
Karlovy Vary, Czechia

Karl Marx Monument

A larger-than-life statue of the German revolutionist stands proud in a small town where he never lived.